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Table 2 Radiation dosimetry for the heart and lungs (n = 30)

From: Cardiac and inflammatory biomarkers do not correlate with volume of heart or lung receiving radiation

  Cardiac Pulmonary
Parameter Median (range) Mean ± SEM Median (range) Mean ± SEM
Mean organ dose (Gy) 12.7 (0.6-41.0) 13.4 ± 1.9 14.0 (3.3-34.3) 14.1 ± 1.1
Maximum organ dose (Gy) 50.3 (1.6-73.4) 47.0 ± 3.7 57.9 (42.7-80.5) 61.3 ± 1.9
V5Gy (%) 63.4 (0–100) 55.7 ± 6.8 61.3 (10.0-92.3) 58.1 ± 4.2
V10Gy (%) 44.8 (0–100) 42.1 ± 5.9 43.5 (7.9-87.1) 42.7 ± 3.4
V15Gy (%) 31.5 (0–100) 33.2 ± 5.3 34.5 (7.1-82.2) 34.0 ± 2.8
V20Gy (%) 22.1 (0–100) 27.3 ± 4.9 26.6 (5.1-78.0) 27.2 ± 2.6
V30Gy (%) 11.9 (0–87.3) 16.9 ± 3.7 14.3 (2.4-65.3) 16.9 ± 2.2
V40Gy (%) 4.3 (0–65.0) 9.4 ± 2.7 8.3 (0.3-42.2) 10.4 ± 1.7
V50Gy (%) 0 (0–15) 2.0 ± 0.6 3.0 (0–20.0) 4.5 ± 0.9
V60Gy (%) 0 (0–3.2) 0.3 ± 0.1 0 (0–8.1) 1.8 ± 0.5
V70Gy (%) 0 (0–0.2) 0 0 (0–2.6) 0.2 ± 0.1
  1. VXGy (%) represents the percent of the total organ volume receiving a dose of at least X Gy.